The Secret Life of Lead, part 3

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Host Steve Curwood discusses the history of lead paint in the U.S., and the challenges scientists face when they conduct lead research. Science, though, has provided the basis for all public policy decisions limiting lead in the environment. Dr. Bruce Lanphear's new study will examine the effects of extremely low levels of lead on children. But recruiting women for this new project isn t an easy task.

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